Alumni Careers

Shelter Medicine Program
What is shelter medicine?
Students prepare for spay/neuter clinic

Shelter Medicine is a field of veterinary medicine dedicated to the care and needs of underserved animals. At Tufts, the Shelter Medicine Program works with underserved animals such as community cats, shelter animals and animals belonging to pet owners in need, while teaching students practice-ready skills. A host of area partners work with the school to provide opportunities for students to observe and gain experience working in shelters in Massachusetts. Learn more…

Alumni Careers

Learn how several of our alumni have made Shelter Medicine a career.

Dr. Heidi Broadley

V13

Current Role:
An Associate Veterinarian (Small Animal Vet) at Animal Health Center in Rochester, NH

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Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Helton

V15

Current Role:
Shelter Veterinarian in the Adoption Center of Dakin Humane Society in Springfield, MA

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Dr. Chumkee Aziz

V12

Current Role:
Medical Director at the Austin Humane Society

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